Unified Communications

To learn more about UC, this is the place to be! In this section, you will find the general resources you need to develop a strong unified communications strategy and ensure you are proposing UC solutions, platforms and products that meet the business and ROI expectations of the end-user enterprise.

Polycom is bringing video to… well, everyone.

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin July 9, 2013 ScanSource Communications

Think video conferencing is a thing of the future?  Think again!  Some statistics show that telenetworking has increased 73% since 2005 (Source: “Latest Telecommuting Statistics”, Global Workplace Analytics).  Think about the days when it was a luxury to have the “phone in a box” in your passenger seat.  Not too long ago, right?  Of course, […]

You Simply Won’t Believe It – Introducing Avaya’s Scopia XT 3.2 Release

by Cory Patrick July 3, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya AvayaRadvision

We’ve never been more excited about the advances in video collaboration technology from our friends at Avaya. The new, award-winning Video Collaboration for IP Office solution is priced and designed exclusively for Avaya IP Office, introducing the SMB space to feature-rich, high-definition, seamlessly integrated video at a price that simply can’t be beat. And, with […]

See How Polycom Video Collaboration helped Lincoln Fire and Rescue Save Lives and See a 66% Increase in Training Efficiency

by Christen Edwards July 1, 2013 ScanSource Communications

Municipalities of all sizes are struggling to deliver exceptional service at a time when budgets are tight and demands on city resources have never been greater. Every morning in Lincoln, Nebraska, as many as 85 firefighters meet face-to-face to discuss the day’s operations, anticipate potential traffic delays, and share plans for training, maintenance and other […]

Gain Your Competitive Edge with FASTPATH

by LaVonda Huskey July 1, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba Avaya FastPath

Co-written by Kelly Heneise and LaVonda Huskey ScanSource Catalyst strives to enable you, our value-added resellers, to be more competitive by offering a full portfolio of products to maximize your wallet share.  When you sell complementary products and technologies, you not only increase your margin but you keep the competition at bay.  Those companies who […]

No Barriers – Video Collaboration for IP Office

by Miranda Barrett July 1, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst
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The barriers have been broken down and now it’s time to seize the business!  Cost and complexity are no longer an issue with the game changing Avaya Video Collaboration for IP Office. Cue the round of applause!! SME and Midsize customers have long seen the value in video collaboration technology but have never been able […]

Avaya Contact Center Bundle Promotion Helps You Save More As You Sell More

by Wendy Tate May 28, 2013 Enterprise

Expand your Contact Center portfolio sales by taking advantage of the Avaya Contact Center Elite Suites Promotion. The basic premise: Buy more, save more! You can watch the savings grow each time you add a software application (1, 2, or 3+) to a new or existing Contact Center foundation. In addition to the saving, you […]

Mid-Market Pre-Conference Workshop

by Melissa Andrews May 21, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst

$7.1 billion in growth opportunity for UC, wireless and storage solutions!  That’s what is available for resellers in the mid-market. Attendees learned about shifts in buying behavior, new strategies to use for success, and the latest technologies that will allow resellers to outmaneuver the competition.  Attendees also walked away with exclusive insight on the newest […]

What’s new from Catalyst?

by Melissa Andrews May 21, 2013 Networking

Many new programs were introduced at the Catalyst Telecom Partner Conference to help resellers grow and strengthen their business.  Exclusive new programs for Avaya Scopia were announced, including Avaya’s Scopia Demo Kit Lease Options and Demo Pool Program. Attendees also learned about the tools and support available through Catalyst Telecom’s Video Suite.  From design, implementation […]

Making the Case: Ten Reasons You Need to Add Video to Your Practice. Now.

by Cory Patrick April 18, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst

Video conferences are no more disruptive than a phone call, but can be tremendously more productive. Find out the top 10 reasons you need to add video to your existing portfolio (and even to your own organization’s communication strategy) below. And, for more information about the award-winning, best-of-breed Avaya Radvision video collaboration suite, differentiators and […]

Introducing Avaya’s Compatibility Matrix. PS – You’ll Want to Bookmark This

by Cory Patrick March 25, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst

Hi Avaya Partners! Ever wondered if that 9600 Series phone is compatible with Avaya Aura Communications Manager? What about if Avaya Flare Communicator is compatible with Avaya IP Office? As one of the newest members of Team Avaya at Catalyst, I wanted to let you know about a cool tool available within Avaya’s Support Community […]